November 18-20, 2014
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This three-day seminar will sharpen participants' purchasing skills and deepen their understanding of the legal and practical aspects of public purchasing. It is intended for officials with two or more years of experience in local governmental purchasing. The class will cover bidding and property disposal, capital leasing, performance management and benchmarking, insurance and risk management, electronic bidding and contract management, effective communications, ethics and conflicts of interest, and practical skills training, including handling difficult bids.
Three Registration Options are Available:
Contracting for Construction and Design Services - $350.00. This 2-day seminar will address topics of interest to those involved in construction contracts or in the procurement of the services of engineers and architects. Click here (http://www.sog.unc.edu/node/1178 ) to be directed to the course page for more detailed information on this course.
Intermediate Purchasing Seminar - $400.00
Purchase both courses together - 10% Combo-Course Discount - $675.00.
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Officials with two or more years of experience in local government purchasing . It is recommended - but not required - that attendees take the Basic Principles of Local Government Purchasing Course prior to registering for this course.
This seminar is required for the CLGPO (Certified Local Government Purchasing Officer) Certification.
The seminar includes continuing education hours for those who attend and is a required course for the CLGPO (Certified Local Government Purchasing Officer) certification.
Norma Houston 
LGFCU-SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENTSCHOLARSHIP (April 1, Aug 1, Dec 1)
The next deadline for School of Government course scholarships from Local Government Federal Credit Union is August 1. These scholarships will cover all or part of the tuition for any SOG course, seminar or workshop. Scholarship applicants must be LGFCU members.
LGFCU offers this program to help nurture the career development of its members who are employed in local government in North Carolina. Awards are made three times each year, or until funds (up to $50,000 annually) are expended. Applications are accepted throughout the year, with deadlines of April 1, August 1, and December 1—so advance planning is helpful.
For information and a copy of the application, visit: https://www.lgfcu.org/benefits-and-services/scholarships/sog-scholarship . 
Hampton Inn & Suites - Intermediate Purchasing - Group Code INP - Cut Off Date = November 1, 2014